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Morning News Roundup: HCMC Launches Bilingual Tourism Magazine

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▪ HCM City launches bilingual tourism magazine [DTI]

▪ Trump and Putin set to meet in Vietnam, Kremlin says [CNBC]

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Russia Offers $5m in Humanitarian Aid to Help Vietnam With Typhoon Recovery

On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed his government to provide Vietnam with US$5 million to help storm-battered localities deal with the aftermath of Typhoon Damrey.

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As Flooding Recedes, Hoi An Hustles to Clean up for APEC Visit

Vietnam is rushing to clean up Hoi An to prepare for a planned visit by world leaders as part of APEC’s program.

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Vietnam's Internet Cable Breaks for 5th Time This Year, But Who's Surprised

It's just another week in Vietnam, as one of the country's major undersea internet cables has encountered problems yet again.

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Morning News Roundup: 3 Moon Bears Freed After Nearly 20 years Behind Bars in Vietnam

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▪ 3 moon bears freed after nearly 20 years behind bars in Vietnam [VnExpress]

▪ Bitcoin regulation headaches re-emerge in Vietnam [Tuoi Tre]

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Needs $10.2bn for Clean Water Supply Projects

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▪ New US ambassador to Vietnam hits the ground running [VnExpress]

▪ Vietnam needs $10.2 billion for clean water supply projects [SGGP]

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VietJet Founder Makes Forbes' List of 100 Most Powerful Women in the World

VietJet founder and CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao has once again made Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful women.

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Typhoon Damrey: 44 Dead, 22 Missing, 40,000 Houses Damaged

Vietnam’s coastal provinces were battered by devastating Typhoon Damrey during the weekend.

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Vietnam to Abolish Residence Books, Establish Online Citizen Database

Vietnam is in the process of completely overhauling its household registration and personal identification systems.

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Weekend News Roundup: McDonald's to Open First Restaurant in Hanoi

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▪ McDonald's Vietnam to open first restaurant in Hanoi [DTI]

▪ Vietnam to join world’s leading travel event in London [DTI]

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